Joseph Mahler joined Synthetic Genomics in 2011. Previously, Joe was CFO at FuelCell Energy Inc, a publicly-traded developer and manufacturer of ultra-clean stationary fuel cell power plants, where he had been employed since 1998. He played a leading role at the company as Senior Vice President, CFO, Corporate Treasurer and Secretary. In these roles, he raised more than $700 million from public offerings. He was instrumental in helping shape the company’s business strategy as they grew from 120 employees to more than 400 and expanded operations to serve global markets in Europe and Asia. Prior to his employment with FuelCell Energy, Joe was the VP and CFO for Earthgro Inc. where he worked closely with the CEO and management to significantly increase sales and profitability. Earlier in his career, he was a partner with the accounting firm Ernst & Young.
Mahler received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Boston College in 1974, and his certification as a public accountant in 1978.